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Vinos Pinol Ludovicus 2013

 
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"An amazing wine made from 100% Grenache organically farmed and aged four months in French and American cooperage, the 2013 Tinto shows boisterous and exuberant black cherry/kirsch liqueur notes, medium to full body, terrific purity and exuberance. This is a delicious bistro-style fruit bomb that is pure and succulent. Talk about hedonism! Drink it over the next several years."

The vineyards are located a few miles south and west of Priorat, within the Terra ... read more
Item ID: #20647
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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Wine Advocate 90
"An amazing wine made from 100% Grenache organically farmed and aged four months in French and American cooperage, the 2013 Tinto shows boisterous and exuberant black cherry/kirsch liqueur notes, medium to full body, terrific purity and exuberance. This is a delicious bistro-style fruit bomb that is pure and succulent. Talk about hedonism! Drink it over the next several years."

The vineyards are located a few miles south and west of Priorat, within the Terra Alta DO in Catalunya’s Tarragona province in northeastern Spain. In this remote region, the winemaking tradition dates back to the Romans, around the 2nd or 3rd Century. The vineyards are located near the town of Batea, situated at 356 meters (1,168 ft.) elevation. The soils are composed of limestone and clay. Grown in Terra Alta, where Garnacha Blanca was born. Ludovicus wines come from estate owned vineyards and organically grown grapes.

For climate, the average temperature from April-October is 67.3ºF. The hot days and warm-to-moderate night temperatures make Terra Alta a drier and warmer region than Montsant or Priorat. The low average yearly rainfall of 16.3 inches is less than neighboring regions.

Farming Practice: Practicing Organic

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CELLER PIÑOL is a family run cellar devoted to the winemaking of fine wines based in Batea (DO Terra Alta). Organically grown grapes from our own vines.

Passion, Enthusiasm and Love for our vines and work that makes our wines unique and famous all around the world. We are the most prestigious cellar in our area, highlighted by PEÑIN, JANCIS ROBINSON, PARKER (all our wines rated between 90-95 Points in The wine advocate), TANZER and selected among the best wines in some of the most prestigious wine magazines. State of the art technology and tradition in a perfect blend to offer you the best wines in Terra Alta.

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Tim

EMPIRE STAFF REVIEW

BBQ isn't just for beer

"This delightful Garnacha is from Terra Alta, close to the famed region of Priorat in the north east of Spain. A medium bodied, juicy offering. Full of dried fruit with a touch of oak, and a hint of sweetness. Uncomplicated and easy to drink, it will pair beautifully with BBQ ribs or chicken. Welcome summer with this great wine. I've seen this at $8/9 a glass in restaurants. A no brainer at $10.95."